The Chazon Ish Portrait


Dimensions: 46 x 46 cm | 18 x 18"
Materials: Stainless Steel and Acrylic

This framed artwork of the Chazon Ish is rendered in laser cut stainless steel a background of acrylic.

Crafted from brushed metal and acrylic, the artwork draws the viewer closer trying to understand how the small metal detail comes together to form the whole picture. The shine on the sheet metal moves with you and your guests as they move around the room creating an interactive Jewish artwork.

Rav Avraham Yeshaya Karelitz was known by the name of his magnum opus, Chazon Ish (החזון איש).

He was a Belarusian born Orthodox rabbi who later became one of the leaders of Haredi Judaism in Israel.

This portrait is the perfect present for a special occasion. A Jewish gift filled with meaning and ruchinus.

This framed artwork of the Chazon Ish is rendered in laser cut stainless steel and acrylic, decorating your modern interior with holiness and design.

Rav Avraham Yeshaya Karelitz (רב אברהם ישעיהו קרליץ) was born near Grodno, Belarus in 1878.

The Chazon Ish studied in the yeshiva in Brisk for a number of years and moved to Vilna in the 1920’s.

With help and support from Palestine’s Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi, Rabbi Abraham Kook, he and his wife (they never had children) immigrated to Eretz Yisroel in 1933 .

He lived in Bnei Brak near his brother-in-law the Steipler and although he did not hold an official rabbinic position, he was regarded as one of the greatest halachic poskim of his generation.

He produced an immense scope and volume of work with profound depth and mastery that can only amaze anyone studying them.

Still, his clarity of style made many neglected areas of the Talmud accessible to the novice in these topics.

Although he did not publish many responsa, his advice and guidance were sought by thousands of Jews from around the world.

He is known by the name Chazon Ish, after his major work which he published in 1911.

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